Skip Nav
Fast and Easy
Smoothies That Won't Leave You Hungry Before Lunch
Summer
15 Amazing "Noodle" Dishes
Kid-Friendly Recipes
How to Make Your Morning Oatmeal Taste Like Cookies — No, Seriously

Easy Cranberry Sauce Recipe

Keep It Simple With a Zesty Cranberry Sauce

A solid cranberry sauce recipe is a key component of any traditional Thanksgiving menu. It should be tart, jellylike, and balanced by sweetness — a counterpoint for serving alongside your turkey and side dishes. This cranberry sauce recipe is all of the above, plus it incorporates a bright addition of orange zest that adds to the flavor profile. It's incredibly simple, and although I usually enjoy it once a year, I can't help but think that it would be wildly delicious on toast or even with cheesecake. Keep on reading for the recipe.

Cranberry Sauce With Orange Zest

Cranberry Sauce With Orange Zest

Cranberry Sauce With Orange Zest

Ingredients

12-ounce package of fresh cranberries, rinsed
Zest of 1 small orange
1 cup water
1 cup sugar

Directions

  1. In a small sauce pan, heat all of the ingredients together over medium-high heat until cranberries break down and gel, about 15 minutes.
  2. Remove from heat, cool to room temperature, then refrigerate until ready to serve.

Makes 1-1/2 to 2 cups.


Image

Image

Image

Image

Image
Image Source: POPSUGAR Photography / Camilla Salem
Around The Web
13 People to Know in the Food World Right Now
Carry On Packing Tips
Slow-Cooker Chicken Soup With Yuca Recipe
Vegetable Noodles Recipes
Make-Ahead Appetizer Recipes
Scallop Recipe For Beginners
Microwaveable Mug Oatmeal With Peanut Butter and Banana

POPSUGAR, the #1 independent media and technology company for women. Where more than 75 million women go for original, inspirational content that feeds their passions and interests.

Join The Conversation
Latest Food
X